Adapt.io vs. Conga CPQ

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Adapt.io
Score 7.0 out of 10
N/A
Adapt.io is a unified sales acceleration platform whose creators promise that it helps companies across the globe take control of their marketing and sales campaigns/strategies with industry-leading products—Lead Builder, and Prospector. The vendor states that Adapt.io brings data and technology in one place for sales teams to drive more revenue and marketing teams to generate more leads and conversions. According to the vendor, Adapt.io's B2B database adapts to the latest…N/A
Conga CPQ
Score 7.8 out of 10
N/A
Conga CPQ empowers sales, partners, and customers to efficiently configure complex products and services offerings, and provide personalized prices and quotes, utilizing codified product and pricing information - to drive higher win rates and a more pleasurable buying experience. Conga CPQ also helps to maintain a single price book, discounting structure, and quoting structure across all channels. With an API-first approach, configuration, pricing, or quoting capabilities that can…
$35
per month per user
Pricing
Adapt.ioConga CPQ
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Adapt.ioConga CPQ
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalOptional
Additional Details
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Features
Adapt.ioConga CPQ
Prospecting
Comparison of Prospecting features of Product A and Product B
Adapt.io
7.2
1 Ratings
6% below category average
Conga CPQ
-
Ratings
Advanced search7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Identification of new leads7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
List quality6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
List upload/download7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Ideal customer targeting7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Load time/data access9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Sales Intelligence Data Standards
Comparison of Sales Intelligence Data Standards features of Product A and Product B
Adapt.io
7.3
1 Ratings
3% below category average
Conga CPQ
-
Ratings
Contact information6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Company information8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Industry information8.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Data Augmentation & Lead Qualification
Comparison of Data Augmentation & Lead Qualification features of Product A and Product B
Adapt.io
6.4
1 Ratings
15% below category average
Conga CPQ
-
Ratings
Salesforce integration6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Company/business profiles6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Automatic data refresh7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Tags7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Filters and segmentation6.01 Ratings00 Ratings
CPQ
Comparison of CPQ features of Product A and Product B
Adapt.io
-
Ratings
Conga CPQ
7.6
32 Ratings
12% below category average
Quote sharing/sending00 Ratings7.930 Ratings
Product configuration00 Ratings7.132 Ratings
Configuration options00 Ratings8.732 Ratings
Pricing rules00 Ratings7.831 Ratings
Price adjustment00 Ratings7.031 Ratings
Purchase history and open contracts00 Ratings6.126 Ratings
Guided selling/Sales portal00 Ratings7.025 Ratings
CPQ reporting & analytics00 Ratings5.328 Ratings
CPQ-CRM integration00 Ratings8.930 Ratings
Attachments to quotes00 Ratings9.631 Ratings
Order capturing00 Ratings8.08 Ratings
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User Ratings
Adapt.ioConga CPQ
Likelihood to Recommend
6.0
(1 ratings)
7.9
(46 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
9.8
(9 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
8.0
(3 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(2 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
6.0
(4 ratings)
Online Training
-
(0 ratings)
7.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
1.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
Adapt.ioConga CPQ
Likelihood to Recommend
Adapt.io
This is best suited if you are doing cold outreach and want to get in touch with people with specific roles, in specific industries, and locations. For example, I can choose the United States or some states therein and then choose a number of employees in a company, revenue and also the level of seniority (CXO, VP etc.)of the particular person and find his details. Adapt.io gives the correct email address of these people along with the complete information of the company. As far as prospecting and contact discovery is concerned there is not scenario where Adapt.io is not useful.
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Conga
I think the case when I would recommend Conga CPQ is in a legacy org. In that case, the older style and configuration might be more useful, and you are less likely to find yourself forced to upgrade to lightning. If you are already using lightning, or migrating to lightning, then I would only recommend Conga CPQ if the alternative does not support the features you need.
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Pros
Adapt.io
  • Finding email addresses of potential clients.
  • Company info in terms of revenue and number of employees
  • Contact discovery in terms of location, role and industry
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Conga
  • The perceived power strength is that it is supposed to contain CPQ, Contract Management, Document generation and template manipulation, and cash/invoice process all in one wrapped package.
  • It was developed on the Force.com platform.
  • They provide multiple releases of their product per year.
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Cons
Adapt.io
  • I don't see any need of improvement
  • Industry Filters can be more specific.
  • Number of credits are less.
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Conga
  • Apttus has not completely transitioned from a product suite to a product platform vendor. Upgrades of certain products can have interoperability issues with other products in the Apttus stack. Our pain point here was attempting to use Apttus Xauthor for Excel to get around product line limitations in the Apttus CPQ shopping cart. The ultimate resolution was for us to upgrade and leverage the latest version of CPQ, where pricing callback limitations were addressed by client side processing, rather than the hybrid Xauthor process we tried to use.
  • Upgrades in general require significant testing to ensure no unanticipated issues occur. We have a complete Salesforce sandbox dedicated to providing an environment for testing any modifications or upgrades.
  • Apttus support model almost requires you to purchase premium support. Given the CPQ system is complex, the level of skilled support available through basic support require you to escalate several times before getting to a resource that can address your issue.
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Likelihood to Renew
Adapt.io
No answers on this topic
Conga
It is critical to our sales process. We are not satisfied with all aspects of the product and have gone through many tough experiences with their PS, support, and PD teams -- but we're not unhappy enough to re-build what we're already built
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Usability
Adapt.io
No answers on this topic
Conga
Conga CPQ is a great tool but lacks good support and [a] very limited knowledge base which doesn't include day to day errors which users face, thus leading us to support and take more time in turn. Also cart performance can be improved drastically which will enhance the user experience as the user doesn't have to wait for the pricing.
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Reliability and Availability
Adapt.io
No answers on this topic
Conga
I have not heard of any issue
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Support Rating
Adapt.io
No answers on this topic
Conga
Tier1/tier 2 support can only handle native functionality. Customizations have to be escalated to developers which aren’t included in the support program.

I go ahead and copy the people I directly worked with on implementation for assistance. I would rate them an 8 for support assistance.
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Online Training
Adapt.io
No answers on this topic
Conga
We attended 5 hours worth of webinars early on.

We had to understand how objects worked to figure out how to structure our data.

I would have liked more in-depth training but it would have been an additional cost
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Implementation Rating
Adapt.io
No answers on this topic
Conga
Be iterative. Take the opportunity to build a catalog based on how Apttus works well. Learn the tool yourself or use an SI. Take the time to build a configuration / pricing migration tool with X-Author for Excel or roll your own. Stick with OOTB Apttus as any customization will cost you every time a new version is released
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Alternatives Considered
Adapt.io
Adapt.io id pretty much similar to all the above tools (Lusha, Seamless.ai, hunter, D&B hoovers) The interface is easy on the eyes and the search time is quick. However the most important criterion is the accuracy of the data, if you get incorrect email ID and you use your SMTP to send mails with incorrect IDs it will spoil you domain reputation and your domain may even get black listed. The accuracy of Adapt is good. however there were cases where the company information was not available, this is in comparison to the tools like Lusha and Seamless. Good tool to use but maybe a bit expensive since the credits given are less
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Conga
We selected Apttus CPQ over SteelBrick due to the simplicity of SteelBrick's out of the box pricing and ability to customize quoted products. As a global organization with selling a highly configurable products, we felt the ability of Apttus to handle our requirements as standard functionalty rather than a customization was a material difference between the platforms.
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Return on Investment
Adapt.io
  • Helped me increase the volume of outreach
  • Helped me find relevant data of people to connect with
  • The ROI can take time to achieve as the number of credits are less.
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Conga
  • The ability to generate engineered configurations that is right by construction has reduced the cycle time of the customer engagement. The fact that we are able to guide the process and end up with a validated bill of material reduces the iterations with the customers.
  • As long as the validations rules are correct the generated bill of material is accurate. We are now looking at using Apttus to perform quality checks in our product rules since the tool is able to test different configurations quickly and efficiently.
  • Configuration that use to take weeks and consumed valuable engineering resources has been transformed to become a customer facing application that is simple enough for customer to self-service.
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ScreenShots

Conga CPQ Screenshots

Screenshot of Unlimited Product Capability - Can validate any combination of rules & constraints with an unlimited number of configuration attributes​.Screenshot of Model & deploy any pricing structure or strategy​ - pricing intelligence & discounting rules​ and profitability insights ​& margin visibility​Screenshot of Simple to complex product & pricing configurations​Screenshot of Helps sellers to quote accurately and spend less time selling, no matter how complex a business becomes.